The Business and Sustainable Development Commission  investigates how the private sector can realise significant long-term economic rewards and help to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.



The Commission will conduct foundational research and engage in dialogue with a diverse cross-section of key stakeholders and experts, to inform a comprehensive report outlining market opportunities that could flow to companies that achieve sustainable development. 


Chaired by former UN Deputy Secretary-General Mark Malloch-Brown, the Commission includes global leaders from business and civil society. Jeremy Oppenheim, who led the New Climate Economy report, leads as Programme Director.

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The Commission was launched at the World Economic Forum, in Davos, Switzerland on 21 January 2016. The Commission aims to explore disruptive models that can lead to new and expanding market opportunities while making communities more sustainable. 

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